Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Surgical Education

The course provides a sound theoretical background to the principles of surgical education and how these can be used in practice; provides an opportunity for gaining a clearer understanding of and preparation for the evolving leadership roles in surgical education.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in medicine or a 2.1 in a science; engineering; computing; healthcare; or education subject; with (normally) 3 years' relevant experience in a healthcare field (not necessarily surgery) or relevant teaching or education and research experience; prior formal qualifications in education are not required.

Course modules

Modules include: Policy and context of surgical education; theory and practice of learning and teaching 1; theory and practice of learning and teaching 2; theory and practice of technology and simulation in surgery and education; assessment and appraisal; research methods and dissertation; surgical technology; health management; history and archaeology of medicine and disease.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on summative written work; coursework; dissertation assessment: dissertation and viva voce.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DIC Full-time - 1 years
MEd Full-time £ 9,500 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MEd Full-time £ 29,100 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MEd Part-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MEd Part-time £ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
South Kensington Campus Kensington and Chelsea SW7 2AZ South East

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